Findings from Con Moong cave released

The Vietnamese Institute of Archaeology announced recently the results of their latest excavation findings from the Con Moong Cave, in Thanh Hoa Province. Con Moong contains a long sequence of archaeological deposits going back to the late Pleistocene.

Con Moong Cave
Con Moong Cave

Vietnam Archaeology Institute Announces Findings Of ‘Beast’ Cave
Bernama, 31 October 2014

Excavation findings of the Con Moong ‘beast’ cave in central province of Thanh Hoa were announced at an international workshop on Thursday, Vietnam New Agency (VNA) reported.

The Vietnam Archaeology Institute said the Con Moong Cave located in Thach Thanh district was discovered in 1975 and excavated in the following years.

The cave contains traces of culture from the Palaeolithic era (old stone age) to the late Neolithic era (new stone age).

Full story here.

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Author: Noel Tan

Dr Noel Hidalgo Tan is the Senior Specialist in Archaeology at SEAMEO-SPAFA, the Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Archaelogy and Fine Arts.

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